eVisa Laos
Laos eVisa
Laos eVisa


Laos eVisa


Laos eVisa – General Information

An eVisa for Laos is an electronic tourist visa implemented in 2019 by the government of Laos to help foreign citizens apply for a visa easily and quickly.

An electronic visa application consists of filling in a short online application form, uploading the necessary documents, paying a fee, and printing the approved Laos online visa. Thanks to this procedure, travelers save money and time as no visits to embassies or consulates are needed.

The Laos visa is a single-entry travel visa issued for 60 days. It allows staying in the country for a maximum of 30 days (one month) for tourism or business-related reasons.

The online visa application takes a few minutes, and the approval comes quickly. It is delivered to the email address given in the form.

Who needs an eVisa to Laos?

All travelers who would like to visit Laos need to obtain a visa. It is advisable to get an eVisa as it is a very convenient option for everyone who values time. Check if your country is on the list and if you are eligible for Laos eVisa.


List of eligible countries

Only citizens of eligible countries may apply for an electronic visa to Laos. Check the list below and find out if you can enter Laos with an online travel permit.

eVisa for Laos is available to the citizens of following countries:

  • Andorra Andorra
  • Angola Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Armenia Armenia
  • Australia Australia
  • Austria Austria
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas Bahamas
  • Bahrain Bahrain
  • Barbados Barbados
  • Belarus Belarus
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Belize Belize
  • Benin Benin
  • Bhutan Bhutan
  • Bolivia Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana Botswana
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Brunei Brunei
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia Cambodia
  • Canada Canada
  • Cape Verde Islands Cape Verde Islands
  • Central African Republic Central African Republic
  • Chad Chad
  • Chile Chile
  • China China
  • Colombia Colombia
  • Comoros Comoros
  • Costa Rica Costa Rica
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Cyprus Cyprus
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Djibouti Djibouti
  • Dominica Dominica
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • East Timor East Timor
  • Ecuador Ecuador
  • Egypt Egypt
  • El Salvador El Salvador
  • Guinea Equatoriale Guinea Equatoriale
  • Eritrea Eritrea
  • Ethiopia Ethiopia
  • Fiji Fiji
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Gabon Gabon
  • Gambia Gambia
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Germany Germany
  • Greece Greece
  • Grenada Grenada
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Guyana Guyana
  • Haiti Haiti
  • Honduras Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Iceland Iceland
  • India India
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Israel Israel
  • Italy Italy
  • Jamaica Jamaica
  • Japan Japan
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
  • Kenya Kenya
  • Kiribati Kiribati
  • Kuwait Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Macau Macau
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Madagascar Madagascar
  • Malawi Malawi
  • Malaysia Malaysia
  • Maldives Maldives
  • Mali Mali
  • Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania Mauritania
  • Mauritius Mauritius
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Montenegro Montenegro
  • Morocco Morocco
  • Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Burma)
  • Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
  • Namibia Namibia
  • Nepal Nepal
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • North Korea North Korea
  • Norway Norway
  • Oman Oman
  • Palau Palau
  • Panama Panama
  • Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Peru Peru
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal Portugal
  • Qatar Qatar
  • Romania Romania
  • Russia Rusia
  • Rwanda Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa Samoa
  • San Marino San Marino
  • São Tomé E Principe São Tomé E Principe
  • Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Seychelles Seychelles
  • Singapore Singapore
  • Slovak Slovak
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Solomons Solomons
  • Somali Republic Somali Republic
  • South Korea South Korea
  • Sudafrica Sudafrica
  • Spain Spain
  • Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan
  • Tanzania Tanzania
  • Thailand Thailand
  • Togolese Republic Togolese Republic
  • Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia Tunisia
  • Turkey Turkey
  • Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu Tuvalu
  • Uganda Uganda
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • United States United States
  • Uruguay Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu Vanuatu
  • Venezuela Venezuela
  • Vietnam Vietnam
  • Yemen Yemen

Please note there are selected entry ports that accept online visas, so plan your trip taking them into account.

Types of Lao electronic visas

The eVisa for Laos comes in one type. It is a single-entry tourist visa issued for a maximum of 30 days stay in Laos. The validity time counts from the date of approval, which is 60 days (two months).

The visa can be used for tourism-related purposes like holidays, visiting family/friends, or sightseeing.

Remember that you can contact the team of experienced consultants and ask them questions at every stage of the visa application process.

The Laos visa is valid only with a passport. You must show both documents when entering the country.

Laos eVisa Application Instruction

Laos visa is available for eligible travelers entirely online. The application process includes a few steps. Here is the short eVisa application guide.

  • Select your travel purpose and fill in the Laos visa application form (with personal and travel information). Upload the necessary documents and check the provided information.
  • Cover a Laos tourist visa fee. Its cost is 99 Euro. You can choose between different online payment methods.
  • Wait for the approved Laos eVisa to be delivered to your email address. The document will be sent as a PDF file. Print it and carry it with you when entering Laos.

Please note the government of Laos, which makes the final visa approval, may elongate the process, and it always results in a need for additional verification.


Requirements for Lao visa online application

The requirements for a Laos visa are not many. To start the Laos tourist visa application process, you must prepare the following documents:

  • a photograph of a valid passport bio-data page
  • a picture of an applicant’s face (mobile or PC camera-taken photo is accepted).

A passport is also requested when crossing the Laos border. Make sure it will not expire in less than 6 months. Print the approved visa and keep both documents for border control.

Remember that to obtain an online visa, your country of origin must be listed among other eligible places. If this requirement is met, you can complete the form. Make sure that the provided information is correct. Otherwise, the approval time may be elongated, or even the application can be rejected.

You can travel with Laos eVisa only for tourism purposes. Business-related reasons and others are forbidden.

Validity of eVisa to Laos

An eVisa to Laos is valid for 2 months and enables one to stay in the country for 30 days. It is a single-entry type, so you can visit the place only once with this visa.

Transit information

You need to have a visa if you want to transit to Laos. In case you wish to go to the final destination through Laos, make sure you have a visa. You need to obtain a single-entry tourist visa to do so, as the Laos government doesn’t issue a special transit visa.

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination



  • eVisa price


    99 Euro

  • eVisa Processing time


    a few days

  • Visa validity


    60 days

  • Visa requirements documents


    • valid passport
    • valid email
    • credit card
    • photograph of a passport bio-data page
    • photo of face
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get Laos eVisa?

In order to obtain a Laos online visa, you should take part in the application process. It is straightforward, just fill in the form, pay the fee, and wait for the approval. Then, receive your eVisa in PDF form.

When will I receive an eVisa to Laos?

The process takes several days, and you will receive Laos eVisa via email in PDF form as soon as possible.

Do I need to print an eVisa to Laos?

It is advisable to print Laos eVisa. It will be checked at the border by the proper authorities.

What if my Laos eVisa is not approved?

In case your visa is not approved, you need to contact our support team. The group of experts will check what can be done in the eVisa case.

How long can I stay in Laos with eVisa?

You can stay in Laos for up to 1 month with your eVisa. Don't overstay your visa, as you may come across serious consequences.

What is the validity of the Laos eVisa?

The online visa for Laos is valid for 60 days. Be careful about dates and avoid overstaying.

Do children need an eVisa to Laos?

Yes, children need to have a visa as well. All travelers who want to cross the Laos border need a visa.

What is the cost of a Laos eVisa?

The online visa to Laos costs 99 Euro. You can cover the fee with various methods of payment, such as PayPal or credit/debit card.

What must I have to apply for an eVisa to Laos?

The process of application is straightforward. You need to have an electronic device with an internet connection, a valid passport, and an active email address.

What is the processing time for an eVisa to Laos?

The processing time takes several days. Usually, it won't take long, so you don't need to worry.

What documents are required to get an eVisa to Laos?

You need to prepare the following documents: a valid passport, an active email, a credit card, a scan/photo of a passport bio-data page, and a face photo. Then, you can apply for a visa.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for an eVisa to Laos?

You need to provide basic, personal, and travel information like name, surname, date of birth, passport number, etc. The whole procedure won't take you long.